Canton school information

Average Test Scores29%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:118:116:1
Total public schools93,93879,221
Total private schools11,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools13067,963
The Canton, IL educational system consists of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Canton public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 9% lower than than the Illinois average and 42% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Canton public schools is 22:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.3% have completed high school, 17.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Canton are 42% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Canton.
  • 82.6% of people in Canton have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.3% of people in Canton have completed high school.
  • 17.3% of people in Canton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Canton

Completed 8th grade82.6%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school79.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college56.2%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.6%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.3%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Canton (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
London Mills, IL34035%30%
Glasford, IL1,23429%41%
Farmington, IL2,51226%47%
Manito, IL1,51421%58%
Lewistown, IL2,38520%60%
Canton, IL14,39729%42%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Robbinsdale, MN14,38230%39%
Bradley Gardens, NJ14,41372%46%
Lindenhurst, IL14,38051%4%
Johnstown, CO14,37933%33%
Glens Falls, NY14,42245%9%
Canton, IL14,39729%42%
Source: The Canton, IL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.